The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Certification in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Certification over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Certification
Rank 557 553 541
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing Oracle Certification 46 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.061% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.45% 0.32% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 21
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£344 £430 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.05% +17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10298 10376 8936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.70% 19.31% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6033 5923 4805
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 529 474 498
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

Oracle Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Oracle Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK.

Oracle Certification Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Oracle Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle Certification
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK.

Oracle Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 40 £344 -19.91% 12
London -1 13 £369 -14.24% 4
South West +5 5 £318 -33.15%
Yorkshire -17 4 £420 - 1
Bristol +5 3 £280 -41.05%
East of England -8 3 £377 +37.22%
Hertfordshire -11 3 £377 +37.22%
North West -14 3 £700 +115.38% 3
Tyne and Wear - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 £331 - 1
North East - 3 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 - -
South East -23 2 £438 +14.75% 4
Dundee - 2 £313 -
County Antrim - 2 - -
Belfast - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £377 -
York - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
West Yorkshire -5 1 £420 - 1
City of London -6 1 £298 -32.73% 3
South Yorkshire -8 1 - -
Leeds -20 1 £420 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £500 -
West Sussex - 1 £375 -
Wiltshire - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -

Oracle Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Certification.

1 77 (100.00%) Oracle
2 42 (54.55%) SQL
3 40 (51.95%) Oracle Database
4 30 (38.96%) Finance
5 28 (36.36%) OCP
6 26 (33.77%) Linux
7 25 (32.47%) PL/SQL
8 24 (31.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 21 (27.27%) SQL Server
10 18 (23.38%) Web Services
10 18 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (19.48%) ITIL
11 15 (19.48%) Windows
11 15 (19.48%) Data Modelling
12 14 (18.18%) UNIX
12 14 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
13 13 (16.88%) Java
14 12 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
14 12 (15.58%) Degree
14 12 (15.58%) Security Cleared
14 12 (15.58%) Banking
15 11 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
15 11 (14.29%) OCA
15 11 (14.29%) ETL
15 11 (14.29%) Relational Database
16 10 (12.99%) Data Guard
16 10 (12.99%) SOAP
16 10 (12.99%) Solaris
16 10 (12.99%) Oracle Database 10g

Oracle Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.19%) WebLogic
1 4 (5.19%) JBoss
2 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.60%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (2.60%) Apache
3 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.30%) CMS
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.30%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.30%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle TCA
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (1.30%) Hyperion Enterprise
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) SAN
1 5 (6.49%) LDAP
2 4 (5.19%) Internet
3 3 (3.90%) Telnet
3 3 (3.90%) Firewall
3 3 (3.90%) IP Telephony
3 3 (3.90%) SSH
3 3 (3.90%) HTTP
3 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.90%) PuTTY
4 2 (2.60%) DNS
4 2 (2.60%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.60%) DHCP
4 2 (2.60%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.30%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (51.95%) Oracle Database
2 24 (31.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 21 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 12 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 10 (12.99%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (11.69%) RDBMS
8 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
10 6 (7.79%) Data Mining
11 5 (6.49%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (5.19%) Oracle OLAP
12 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (5.19%) OLTP
12 4 (5.19%) OLAP
13 3 (3.90%) Oracle Discoverer
13 3 (3.90%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Toad
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.90%) JIRA
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.60%) Hudson
3 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.30%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.30%) FishEye
4 1 (1.30%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.30%) ClearQuest
General
1 30 (38.96%) Finance
2 12 (15.58%) Banking
3 8 (10.39%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.19%) Retail
5 3 (3.90%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.60%) Marketing
6 2 (2.60%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.30%) French Language
7 1 (1.30%) Billing
7 1 (1.30%) Advertising
7 1 (1.30%) Electronics
7 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) DBA
2 22 (28.57%) Developer
3 17 (22.08%) Oracle DBA
4 15 (19.48%) Analyst
5 9 (11.69%) Administrator
6 8 (10.39%) Consultant
7 7 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 7 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Java Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Oracle Consultant
9 5 (6.49%) Functional Consultant
9 5 (6.49%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 4 (5.19%) Programmer
10 4 (5.19%) SQL DBA
10 4 (5.19%) ETL Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
12 2 (2.60%) Analyst Programmer
12 2 (2.60%) Support Analyst
12 2 (2.60%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.38%) Web Services
2 10 (12.99%) SOAP
3 9 (11.69%) XML
4 7 (9.09%) .NET
5 6 (7.79%) J2EE
5 6 (7.79%) Middleware
5 6 (7.79%) Java SE
5 6 (7.79%) Java EE
5 6 (7.79%) Java EE 5
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (3.90%) HTML
6 3 (3.90%) Apache Flex
7 2 (2.60%) JPA
7 2 (2.60%) Ajax
8 1 (1.30%) Dojo
8 1 (1.30%) WebCenter
8 1 (1.30%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (1.30%) WCF
8 1 (1.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Replication
1 6 (7.79%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.90%) Clustering
3 3 (3.90%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.60%) NHS
4 2 (2.60%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.30%) GIS
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) DTV
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.77%) Linux
2 15 (19.48%) Windows
3 14 (18.18%) UNIX
4 10 (12.99%) Solaris
5 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.19%) AIX
7 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.60%) VME
8 2 (2.60%) HPUX
9 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.48%) ITIL
2 15 (19.48%) Data Modelling
3 11 (14.29%) ETL
4 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
4 9 (11.69%) SDLC
5 7 (9.09%) Database Security
5 7 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 6 (7.79%) ERP
6 6 (7.79%) Integration Testing
6 6 (7.79%) ETL Development
6 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (7.79%) Service Management
7 5 (6.49%) Migration
7 5 (6.49%) High Availability
8 4 (5.19%) Data Architecture
8 4 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.90%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (54.55%) SQL
2 25 (32.47%) PL/SQL
3 13 (16.88%) Java
4 5 (6.49%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.19%) VBA
5 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.19%) Perl
5 4 (5.19%) C
6 3 (3.90%) C#
6 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.60%) COBOL
8 1 (1.30%) Korn
8 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (36.36%) OCP
2 12 (15.58%) Degree
2 12 (15.58%) Security Cleared
3 11 (14.29%) OCA
4 6 (7.79%) OCAJ
5 4 (5.19%) ISEB
5 4 (5.19%) BC Cleared
6 3 (3.90%) RHCE
7 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.60%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.30%) MCSE
8 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.30%) OCPJWCD
8 1 (1.30%) OCPJP
8 1 (1.30%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.19%) NFS
4 3 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.60%) Samba
5 2 (2.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (12.99%) Data Guard
3 6 (7.79%) Tivoli
4 4 (5.19%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (3.90%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (3.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (3.90%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (2.60%) Puppet
6 2 (2.60%) CFEngine
6 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.60%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 77 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.39%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.79%) VMware
5 5 (6.49%) NetApp
6 4 (5.19%) EMC
6 4 (5.19%) Sun
6 4 (5.19%) IBM
7 3 (3.90%) HP
7 3 (3.90%) Apple
7 3 (3.90%) Teradata
7 3 (3.90%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (2.60%) Veritas
8 2 (2.60%) Brocade
8 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.60%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (2.60%) CommVault
8 2 (2.60%) Cisco
8 2 (2.60%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.30%) PeopleSoft